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Volume 21, Number 09, September 2017
Infectious Diseases
Antivirals Targeting Host Proteins: A Feasible or Suicidal Approach in the Treatment Against HFMD?
The hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood illness that has plagued various countries over many decades.
Vaccination against Infectious Diseases More Important than Ever
No one was prepared for the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and the consequences were manifold.
Mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Crafting an Asian solution
In the last year, diseases like malaria, dengue and Zika have made headlines across the region and put millions of families at risk.
The Ebola Epidemic: Why So Many Deaths Resulted
Epidemic. The rapid spread of an infectious disease to a large number of people in a certain area within a short span of time.
Managing Dengue
As a paediatrician, how do you see the importance of dengue prevention in a society?
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Volume 21 (2017) Number 09 (September)
FEATURES  
Antivirals Targeting Host Proteins: A Feasible or Suicidal Approach in the Treatment Against HFMD?
The HFMD is a widespread viral illness in which children below the age of 5 years old are the most susceptible. The symptoms manifested are usually mild and self-limiting...
Vaccination against Infectious Diseases More Important than Ever
Besides the long-term impact of the deadly virus on the economy and the community...
Mosquito-borne infectious diseases: Crafting an Asian solution
Diseases like malaria, dengue and Zika have made headlines across the region...
The Ebola Epidemic: Why So Many Deaths Resulted
Epidemic. The rapid spread of an infectious disease to a large number of people...
SPOTLIGHTS  
Managing Dengue
Disease prevention is always better than cure; as a paediatrician, I focus a lot on maintaining and enhancing health in the child, as much as (or even more so) than treating diseases. Disease prevention and vaccination are essential areas in my work, and the work of all paediatricians and doctors alike.
EYE ON CHINA  
Scientists identify central neural circuit for itch sensation
Itching is an unpleasant sensation associated with the desire to scratch, and the itch sensation is an important protective mechanism for animals.
Silk-based wearable body sensors developed by Tsinghua researchers
First AI-assisted treatment center in Hefei city
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Humabs BioMed and University of California, Berkeley announce publication of data for novel antibody-based assay to detect zika virus infection AdAlta pioneers novel drug for rare lung disease Kinetica helps GlaxoSmithKline manage its R&D information platform
BIOBOARD  
Fellowship supports search for new disease treatments
La Trobe University and leading Australian biotech company AdAlta have received new funding to identify and develop potential treatments for a range of human diseases using the company's novel class of drugs, known as i-bodies.
NUS establishes additive manufacturing facilities for biomedical applications
First in Asia - Launch of multi-centre lung cancer research platform
ASIT biotech announces follow-up study of Phase I/IIa clinical trial for house dust mite rhinitis
Test uses nanotechnology to quickly diagnose Zika virus
NEWS CRUNCH  
news Johnson & Johnson Innovation announces winners of the Singapore QuickFire Challenge in collaboration with ETPL and SMART
news Singapore leads the world in progress toward the health Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
news HIMSS AsiaPac17 conference and exhibition returns to address Asia's health IT challenges
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  

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COLUMNS  
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APBN Editorial Calendar 2017
January:
Healthcare Focus: LUNGS
February:
War on CANCER
March:
Get to Know TCM
April:
Diabetes: The Big Picture
May:
The Piece of Your Mind - Brain Health/Science
June:
Advocacies in Support of Rare Disease Patients
July:
Food Science & Technology
August:
Eye – the Window to your Soul
September:
Infectious Diseases
October:
No. 1 Killer — Heart Diseases
November:
Diseases threatening our Children
December:
Skin Diseases/Allergic Reactions
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
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